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What can I do to strengthening my knee ligaments?

What can I do to strengthening my knee ligaments?

Strengthen muscles.: You can exercise the muscles around your joint to improve stability and strength. ...Read more

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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What should I do if i want to strengthen my knee ligaments?

What should I do if i want to strengthen my knee ligaments?

Stengthen muscles: You can exercise the muscles around your joint to improve stability and strength. ...Read more

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What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

What are good rehab exercises for a torn knee ligament?

Careful: Depends on the ligament. It is very important to get your motion back first after a ligament injury. Range of motion exercises (wall slides, etc.) and biking without resistance can accomplish this. Then if you are treating the ligament nonop, strengthening exercises are begun. For example- PCL injury, the quad is very important.Ask your doctor for specific goals for your specific ligament injury. ...Read more

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How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

See details: You cannot strengthen ligaments but you can strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Weight training your legs will help. ...Read more

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My knee keeps collapsing due to loose ligaments, how can I strengthen my ligaments?

My knee keeps collapsing due to loose ligaments, how can I strengthen my ligaments?

Knee instability : Unfortunately there is no way to strengthen ligaments. You can exercise the hip and leg to strengthen the muscles that control the knee. Otherwise bracing or surgery may be your solution. ...Read more

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My knee Ligament is Teared.as per Dr it is Mild injury & can be cured by Exercises.But can i take CCM Tablets for Faster Recovery?

My knee Ligament is Teared.as per Dr it is Mild injury & can be cured by Exercises.But can i take CCM Tablets for Faster Recovery?

CCM Tabs: No definitive tests prove that Calcium tablets will increase the recovery time of this injury. Stick with the Docs advice on this occasion. best wishes. ...Read more

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Torn ligaments in knees. Some instability now at age 34. What happens when i'm old? Keeping it in check w/ exercise now. Is surgery better in longrun?

Torn ligaments in knees. Some instability now at age 34. What happens when i'm old? Keeping it in check w/ exercise now. Is surgery better in longrun?

Depends on ligaments: Instabilities can b from acl, pcl, mcl, ; lcl.Or any combination. All can lead 2 many forms of instability. C a knee specialist 4 evaluation. Find out what ur instability is ; follow his/her advice. , . ...Read more

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What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

What are some good rehab exercises for a knee ligament injury?

Depends: My answer to you is to see pm&r physician and see good physical therapist for home exercises program. Do not search internet to save money. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

Limited: Do not use the quad extension machine. The only machine to use would be the supine leg press machine. You can do exercises without machines that would be safer. ...Read more

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My cruciate ligament in my knee is still giving trouble after 10 yrs what can I do to strengthen d knee please.?

My cruciate ligament in my knee is still giving trouble after 10 yrs what can I do to strengthen d knee please.?

Stronger hamstrings: I assume that you are talking about your anterior cruciate ligament (acl). The hamstring muscles on the back of the thigh can improve the stability of a knee with an abnormal acl. The hamstring curl machine is a typical gym exercise. There are also several home based exercises (such as with an exercise ball) that are good. Try googling them. ...Read more

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I am suffering from knee ligament ACL injury I need to know the best exercise to recover from it

I am suffering from knee ligament ACL injury I need to know the best exercise to recover from it

Acl recovery: simplistic answer is PT. You need to regain full range of motion and strengthen quadriceps and hamstrings. There are many different exercises to do this but many may not be appropriate for you. Physical therapy directed rehab is a must in the beginning ...Read more

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I am currently unable to exercise due to a ligament tear injury in my knee. Is it still possible to exercise without harming myself?

Ligament injury: Based on blood supply, each ligament has different healing ability and timeline to heal. Usually a program can be designed to promote motion and strength during the healing period. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen the ligaments around the knees, because i play soccer a lot and ping pong and they both require lots of knee bendin. Thank you!

How can I strengthen the ligaments around the knees, because i play soccer a lot and ping pong and they both require lots of knee bendin. Thank you!

Strenghthen muscles: Please see my previous answer to this question if possible . Briefly , you cannot strengthen knee ligaments . You can, however, strengthen the muscles about the knee( quadriceps esp.) and improve proprioception(balance/ coordination).Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 25, diagnosed with ligamentous laxity after recurrence of knee edema, i'd like to know if I can go to the gym and run and what type of exercises?

I'm 25, diagnosed with ligamentous laxity after recurrence of knee edema, i'd like to know if I can go to the gym and run and what type of exercises?

Not enough info: The physician who made that diagnosis knows the severity of that laxity and which ligaments are involved. I encourage you to ask that provider if there should be any particular restrictions of activity. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen the ligaments in my knee after arthroscopic surgery?

How can I strengthen the ligaments in my knee after arthroscopic surgery?

Strength training: Increasing the strength of your lower extremity muscles including your glutes, quads, and hamstrings, will provide stability to the knee to following an arthroscopic surgery. We also believe building a solid foundation through your trunk muscles is essential for knee stability with functional activities, sport, and exercise. Squats, dead lifts, lunges, leg press, and planks are ideal exercises. ...Read more

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4 weeks ago i fell and tore ligaments in both my left knee and ankle. Having two injuries on the same leg, what physical therapy exercises can I do?

4 weeks ago i fell and tore ligaments in both my left knee and ankle.  Having two injuries on the same leg, what physical therapy exercises can I do?

See details: Without being able to examine the areas, it is impossible to offer specific advise. You should direct this question to the doctor who evaluated the knee and ankle. ...Read more

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The ligaments to the outside of both knees are very tight it seems after a short period of time of exercise or walking i lose about 70% of the ability to move my legs because of the tightness can you help?

The ligaments to the outside of both knees are very tight it seems after a short period of time of exercise or walking i lose about 70% of the ability to move my legs because of the tightness can you help?

Yes: It is not ligaments that are tight , but some internal breakdown in the knee. Torn cartilage or arthritic deterioration aggravated by activity. Consider finding a doctor who does prolotherapy to restore the stability and stop the deterioration of your knees. ...Read more

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Have torn ligaments in knee. Can femur actually slip off the top of the tibia? Could something fracture? Using exercise bike & walking for strength.

Have torn ligaments in knee. Can femur actually slip off the top of the tibia? Could something fracture? Using exercise bike & walking for strength.

No: The femur would slip off the tibia if you major injury, also nothing will fracture unless you major trauma, having said that you stability is weaken by the ligaments injury so in your case less force needed to dislocated your knee or break the bone around the knee. Be careful and good luck. ...Read more

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